s Kimberly Hutchings has argued, a critical feminist ethics of care ‘draws attention to the always already normatively inflected nature of the world we inhabit’
the ways in which unpaid or low-paid caring work helps to sustain a cycle of exploitation and inequality on a global scal
an approach to ethical globalization based on a feminis
critique of, Thomas Pogge’s World Poverty and Human Rights
ells us little about the actual effects of globalization on the real people of the South—including women, children and the elderl
nstitutional rights framework
Morality, from this perspective, is a ‘socially-embodied medium of understanding and adjustment in which people account to each other for the identities, relationships and values that define their responsibilities’
feminist political ethic of care is guided by a fully relational moral ontology
an approach to global social justice based on a political ethic of care ‘contextualizes’ the human condition.
t focuses on the social, economic and political contexts in which particular claims—for justice, needs, rights and interests—arise. I
ethics of care closely associated care with ‘mothering
it seeks to address gender imbalances in the role of care in societies, and to attach value to attri- butes normally associated with women, it provides a moral and policy orientation which is not only ‘for women’.
this approach understands and addresses inequality as multi-layered and inter- secting across gendered, racial, ethnic
care-based framework for ethical globalization can provide the basis for normative critique, transformative global social policy and innovative local and global institutions to address inequality, poverty and suffering on a global scale
fostering a global culture of care, where all institutions and policies are evaluated not simply for their effect on universal human rights, but also for their effect on the ability of households, families, kinship groups and communities to maintain healthy relations, and to deliver adequate and quality care to those in need.
Pogge uses an institutional rights framewor
t tells us little about the actual effects of globalization on the real people of the South—including women, childre
t can offer little in the way of real alternatives or policy prescriptions.
critical feminist political ethic of care can provide a framework not only for rethinking the basic values of social justice, but also for reshaping our political and economic priorities at local, state and global levels
Glasp is a social web highlighter that people can highlight and organize quotes and thoughts from the web, and access other like-minded people’s learning.